Hydrogen Group, the £100 million turnover specialist recruitment business with offices worldwide, announces today that Hayley Still has been appointed as CEO to lead its business globally.
Previously COO EMEA, Still, who joined the company as a graduate recruiter in 2008, has risen through the business to become a well-respected leader. She recently returned from maternity leave following the birth of her first child.
Former CEO Ian Temple and COO & CFO John Hunter will remain on the board, whilst also pursuing and growing other business ventures within the wider group.
Ian Temple commented: “Hayley’s passion for people has always shone through. She has developed her teams into a formidable force in highly competitive markets. Having bounced back from Covid we have very ambitious growth plans, and the board believes that Hayley has the right combination of skills and abilities to engage with the next generations in order to lead the business forward. This is a new era for the Hydrogen Group.”
Hayley Still, CEO of Hydrogen Group added; “I am delighted and honoured to be appointed CEO. I’ve had an incredible 14 years here and feel passionate about creating the same opportunity and experience for those who love the recruitment industry as much as I do and have the drive to succeed. We’ve invested a lot in our infrastructure, platform, and people over the last few years and Ian and John are handing over the business in a fantastic position. Along with the Executive team, I’m excited to take the company to the next level by building on that platform and inspiring and investing in our amazing current and future employees. We have so much to achieve and can’t wait to get going!”